1. We have a dedicated Player Test Environment on our QA server available for player use. This server will be kept open with periodic database resets, when we will copy the database from the live server. The server database will be updated at least twice a month during a scheduled maintenance window.

    Though players are welcome to use the QA server to experiment or test anything they wish, we will post patch notes and testing directives in this area. Players testing new content, features and systems will greatly help in reducing post release bugs and making the game better.

    To assist players in helping us make the game better, the Test Server will award login bonuses in CotOs and Gold coins to allow players to purchase resources or anything they may need to test from the Crown Store and/or from the in game vendors. In Addition, the Developers will announce dates/times when Dev Assisted Player Test Events will occur on the QA Server.

    Please use the Test Environment Bug and Feedback forums for QA Server activities only.

    You can help test by downloading a new SotA Launcher(QA) installer to download a separate QA copy of the game. It exists independently from the regular live version of the game and installs to a separate folder. To use the Player Test Environment, please download the QA Server client here:

    Windows: https://d2sx9mrt4zumaq.cloudfront.net/Installers/SotAInstaller(QA)-1.2.0.exe

    Mac: https://d2sx9mrt4zumaq.cloudfront.net/Installers/Shroud of the Avatar - Installer(QA) 1.1.0.pkg

    Linux Package: https://d2sx9mrt4zumaq.cloudfront.net/Installers/shroud-of-the-avatar-launcher-qa_1.1.0_amd64.deb

    Linux tar.gz: https://d2sx9mrt4zumaq.cloudfront.net/Installers/shroud-of-the-avatar-launcher-qa_1.1.0.tar.gz

    For information on installing the Steam QA client, click here.

QA Server - Database Sync from Live 9-20-2020

Discussion in 'Player Test Environment (QA Server)' started by Ravalox, Sep 20, 2020.

  1. Ravalox

    Ravalox Dev At Large Moderator SOTA Developer

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    The semi-monthly Live Database sync to QA has been completed!

    At least twice a month the Live Game Server database will be copied over to the Player Test Environment.

    This action is intended to assist players in testing Features, Mechanics and maybe even splurge on some Crown Store items without fear or risk.

    Players now are awarded 500,000 Gold and 100,000 Crowns, along with 10,000,000 Pooled XP on daily login and an Extra Character slot for testing!

    Don't forget to check out the Bug Brigade and sign up to get involved ...
    https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/forum/index.php?threads/the-bug-brigade-rides-again.164901/
     
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